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33rd IIU Conference Kicks Off in Tehran


TEHRAN – Iran is hosting the 33rd International Islamic Unity (IIU) Conference marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (Peace be upon Him). The event will be held in Tehran on November 14-16 with the participation of 350 personalities from 93 countries. The conference, which is themed “Ummah unity in …

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Trump, Macron to Meet After French President Criticized NATO


PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron said that he will meet with the United States President Donald Trump ahead of the NATO Meeting in London on 3-4 December. Macron tweeted that on Monday night he had an “excellent discussion” with Trump about Syria, Iran and the alliance with the NATO …

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Pakistan Makes an Offer to Iran on the Joint Economic Front


ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) President, Maqsood Anwar Pervaiz, proposed the establishment of a Joint Chamber of Commerce between Pakistan and Iran to improve trade and business relations. In his meeting with Iranian Consul General Mohammad Bagherbeyghi on Thursday, he made the remarks and called …

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US, Qatari Defense Chiefs Discuss Security Issues


DOHA – The top US and Qatari defense chiefs discussed a “broad range” of mutual security issues, including Doha’s commitment to upgrade the country’s key air base, the Pentagon said Wednesday. During their conversation, US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Qatari State Minister of Defense Khalid al-Attiyah reaffirmed “the …

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Afghan Border Fencing to Be Completed by 2020: Pakistan

Pak-Afghan border

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan said Tuesday it will have fenced off its traditionally porous border with Afghanistan by the end of next year, leading to an improved security situation in the region, Voice of America (VOA) reported Wednesday. According to VOA report, the military-led massive construction program, launched in mid-2017, is …

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